Adams County, Mississippi Genealogy

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Circuit Clerk (601) 446-6326
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Natchez, MS 39120
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Natchez, MS 39120
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1787 Adams County, Mississippi, Slave Certificates, 1858-1861]($) - a collection of slave certificates from the Adams County Courthouse. Slave information may include name, gender, color, age and weight. <br>
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1787 Adams County, Mississippi, Slave Certificates, 1858-1861]($) - a collection of slave certificates from the Adams County Courthouse. Slave information may include name, gender, color, age and weight. <br>
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Revision as of 16:42, 25 February 2011

This article is about a southwestern Mississippi county. For other uses, see Adams.
 United States  > Mississippi > Adams County


Adams County, Mississippi
Map
Facts
Founded 1799 from the Natchez District
County Seat Natchez
Courthouse
Address Adams County Court House

Circuit Clerk (601) 446-6326 Natchez, MS 39120 Natchez City Hall (601) 445-7500 Natchez, MS 39120

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1799--Adams County was created 2 April 1799 from the Natchez District . County seat:  Natchez [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Adams County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Adams County. 
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (New)
Company B - Natchez Southrons [also listed as Co. C]
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery
Company H - Connor Battery
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B - Natchez Fencibles

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).